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1961/62 Season

1961/62 Season

1961/62 was Manchester City's 60th season of competitive football - its 45th in the top division of English football, its 45th (total) and its 11th consecutive season in the (old) English First Division. The leading goalscorer this season was Peter Dobing who scored 22 goals from just 44 appearances. The 2 players to make the most appearances for the club this season were Dave Wagstaffe and Bobby Kennedy who both played 45 times. The club had 13 different goalscorers and used 25 different players including 9 debutants. Debutants this season were Bob McDonald, Bobby Kennedy, Glyn Pardoe, Harry Dowd, John Benson, Neil Young, Paul Aimson, Peter Dobing and Victor Gomersall.

Season Stats
45
18
7
20
81
87
0
0
25
Competitions
Competition Pld W D L GF GA Pts Outcome
English Division One (old) 42 17 7 18 78 81 41 12th
FA Cup 2 1 0 1 1 2 0 4th Round
League Cup 1 0 0 1 2 4 0 1st Round
League Table
Position Club Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Ipswich Town 42 24 8 10 93 67 26 56
2 Burnley 42 21 11 10 101 67 34 53
3 Tottenham Hotspur 42 21 10 11 88 69 19 52
4 Everton 42 20 11 11 88 54 34 51
5 Sheffield United 42 19 9 14 61 69 -8 47
6 Sheffield Wednesday 42 20 6 16 72 58 14 46
7 Aston Villa 42 18 8 16 65 56 9 44
8 West Ham United 42 17 10 15 76 82 -6 44
9 West Bromwich Albion 42 15 13 14 83 67 16 43
10 Arsenal 42 16 11 15 71 72 -1 43
11 Bolton Wanderers 42 16 10 16 62 66 -4 42
12 Manchester City 42 17 7 18 78 81 -3 41
13 Blackpool 42 15 11 16 70 75 -5 41
14 Leicester City 42 17 6 19 72 71 1 40
15 Manchester United 42 15 9 18 72 75 -3 39
16 Blackburn Rovers 42 14 11 17 50 58 -8 39
17 Birmingham City 42 14 10 18 65 81 -16 38
18 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 13 10 19 73 86 -13 36
19 Nottingham Forest 42 13 10 19 63 79 -16 36
20 Fulham 42 13 7 22 66 74 -8 33
21 Cardiff City 42 9 14 19 50 81 -31 32
22 Chelsea 42 9 10 23 63 94 -31 28
Matches 45
Date Competition Opposition Venue Result
19/08/1961 English Division One (old) Leicester City Home 3-1
23/08/1961 English Division One (old) Fulham Away 4-3
26/08/1961 English Division One (old) Ipswich Town Away 4-2
30/08/1961 English Division One (old) Fulham Home 2-1
02/09/1961 English Division One (old) Burnley Home 1-3
06/09/1961 English Division One (old) Everton Away 2-0
09/09/1961 English Division One (old) Arsenal Away 0-3
11/09/1961 League Cup Ipswich Town Away 2-4
16/09/1961 English Division One (old) Bolton Wanderers Home 2-1
20/09/1961 English Division One (old) Everton Home 1-3
23/09/1961 English Division One (old) Manchester United Away 2-3
30/09/1961 English Division One (old) West Bromwich Albion Away 2-2
07/10/1961 English Division One (old) Cardiff City Home 1-2
14/10/1961 English Division One (old) Tottenham Hotspur Away 0-2
21/10/1961 English Division One (old) Nottingham Forest Home 3-0
28/10/1961 English Division One (old) Wolverhampton Wanderers Away 1-4
04/11/1961 English Division One (old) West Ham United Home 3-5
11/11/1961 English Division One (old) Sheffield United Away 1-3
18/11/1961 English Division One (old) Chelsea Home 2-2
25/11/1961 English Division One (old) Aston Villa Away 1-2
02/12/1961 English Division One (old) Blackpool Home 2-4
09/12/1961 English Division One (old) Blackburn Rovers Away 1-4
16/12/1961 English Division One (old) Leicester City Away 0-2
23/12/1961 English Division One (old) Ipswich Town Home 3-0
26/12/1961 English Division One (old) Birmingham City Away 1-1
06/01/1962 FA Cup Notts County Away 1-0
13/01/1962 English Division One (old) Burnley Away 3-6
20/01/1962 English Division One (old) Arsenal Home 3-2
27/01/1962 FA Cup Everton Away 0-2
03/02/1962 English Division One (old) Bolton Wanderers Away 2-0
10/02/1962 English Division One (old) Manchester United Home 0-2
21/02/1962 English Division One (old) West Bromwich Albion Home 3-1
24/02/1962 English Division One (old) Cardiff City Away 0-0
03/03/1962 English Division One (old) Tottenham Hotspur Home 6-2
10/03/1962 English Division One (old) Nottingham Forest Away 2-1
17/03/1962 English Division One (old) Wolverhampton Wanderers Home 2-2
24/03/1962 English Division One (old) West Ham United Away 4-0
31/03/1962 English Division One (old) Sheffield United Home 1-1
07/04/1962 English Division One (old) Chelsea Away 1-1
11/04/1962 English Division One (old) Birmingham City Home 1-4
14/04/1962 English Division One (old) Aston Villa Home 1-0
20/04/1962 English Division One (old) Sheffield Wednesday Home 3-1
21/04/1962 English Division One (old) Blackpool Away 1-3
23/04/1962 English Division One (old) Sheffield Wednesday Away 0-1
28/04/1962 English Division One (old) Blackburn Rovers Home 3-1
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